Alfred Burgess Sharrocks PRCamA (1919-1988) - Watercolour , Summer Hillside
DescriptionA delightful watercolour study of a hillside basking in sunshine by the British artist Alfred Burgess Sharrocks (1919-1988). Completed with delicate washes of colour, creating an organic and relaxed depiction of the British countryside. Very well presented in a double card mount and modern wood frame with gilt detail. Signed. On watercolour paper.
With some very minor discolouration. Overall in very good condition.
16.4 x 24.7cm (6.5" x 9.7")Framed Size: 33.4 x 41.4cm (13.1" x 16.3")
From a small collection of detailed watercolours and drawings by British artist Alfred Brugess Sharrocks (1919-1988).
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Alfred Brugess Sharrocks was born in 1919 and studied at Stockport School of Art and at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited regularly at the Royal Cambrian Academy and painted a great many landscapes of the Welsh hillsides.
Sharrocks is probably best known for his book covers and illustrations for the Secret Seven series by Enid Blyton. He also illustrated educational books about the natural world, especially in annuals.Died in Bangor, North Wales. Sharrocks became an associate member of the RCA in 1952 and full member in 1953. He became president of the RCA in 1962. The National Library of Wales has a landscape by Sharrocks in their collection.
|Artist||Alfred Burgess Sharrocks PRCamA (1919-1988)|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||16.4 x 24.7cm|
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